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by one's own account

Definition of by one's own account

  1. :  according to what one has said about one's own life or experiences <By her own account, that was the worst performance of her career.> <They had, by their own account, a wonderful time.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. : used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. :  to have or hold as property :  possess

    :  to have power or mastery over

    :  to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed :  admit

account
  1. :  reckoning, computation

    :  a record of debit and credit entries to cover transactions involving a particular item or a particular person or concern

    :  a statement of transactions during a fiscal period and the resulting balance

  1. :  to think of as :  consider

    :  to probe into :  analyze


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